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This video shows an immature Carolina Mantis (Stagmomantis carolina) feeding on a tettigonid cricket. The feeding process is shown, from beginning to end, as the mantid eats the entire cricket. Post-feeding grooming behavior and use of parallax are also shown. This is a macro view of the process.
This movie is part of the collection: Community Video Director: David Edwin Hill Producer: David Edwin Hill Production Company: David Edwin Hill Sponsor: David Edwin Hill Audio/Visual: sound, color Language: English Keywords: mantid; mantis; Stagmomantis; insect; behavior; behaviour; feeding; cricket; katydid; parallax; Insecta; preying mantis; praying mantis Contact Information: email firstname.lastname@example.org
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